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July 26, 2011

Social Media Makes This Thriller Even Scarier

Remember those Choose Your Own Adventure books you used to read as a kid? If you want to take the car, turn to page 4. If you want to fly, turn to page 19. And on and on until you reach the end and go back to the beginning again to pick a new route.…

Thomas The Tank Engine: The Popular Children's Show Is Sadly Nostalgic For British Imperialism.

There is something rotten on the Island of Sodor, home to Thomas the Tank Engine. Viewers won't find guns, violence, or anything even approaching a double-entendre. There's none of the blatant racism of early Disney Song of the South or religion del…

That’s Your Boyfriend: Riff Raff

“After years of being in and out of relationships, I realized that maybe my mate detector was mis-calibrated. Obviously, people like what they like and the heart wants what it wants, or whatever, but after a certain number of dramatic failures, you …

‘The Bachelorette’ Recap: Fantasy Date Dump

As the group arrives in Fiji — the one place that Ashley has always dreamed of visiting, a fun fact she feels the need to repeat constantly throughout the episode — it's down to three suitors: JP, Ben and Constantine. And these guys are all so great…

Kat Von D, Jesse James Call Off Engagement

Breaking the news on her Twitter page late Monday, L.A. Ink tattoo artist von D, 29, offered a short statement out of respect for her former fiance.

The Rules Of: Declining A Dance

Derail a dancefloor proposition in eight easy steps.

The End Of The Rainbow

(1) Find rainbow. (2) Find end of the rainbow. (3) ??? (4) PROFIT!

Japan Perfects Human "Cloning"

OH SWEET RAPTOR JESUS, KILL IT. We were worried that 3D printer technology would be used to make phallic objects, but we should have been worried about the Uncanny Valley.

The Layover: Travel Channel Announces Bourdain's New Show

Network Partners with Award-Winning Production Company, Zero Point Zero (“Anthony Bourdain: No Reservations”) For Second Original Series Chevy Chase, Md – July 26, 2011 – Travel Channel has greenlit production for “The Layover,” a new original …

Denise Richards: I Had To Teach My Daughters About Addiction

What do you tell your kids when their father has one of the biggest public meltdowns on record? If you're Denise Richards and your ex-husband/baby daddy is Charlie Sheen, you tell your children the truth -- to an extent. In an appearance on the Toda…

Brad Pitt News - Brad Pitt's Not-So-Flattering Wax Figure (PHOTOS)

If Brad Pitt is one of the biggest heartthrobs in Hollywood, his new wax figure in his likeness certainly doesn't show it. With a new wax tribute to Pitt

A Few Hot Tomatoes: AROMA CUCINA //

A Few Hot Tomatoes: AROMA CUCINA Oh, so now I get it, canning tomatoes is akin to childbirthing...who knew?

Precious Joke, 2011

This is OUR generation’s this. (Via TheUniblog.)

How 50 Big Companies Got Their Names

Every company has rumors about how they earned their name. For example, it's rumored that BuzzFeed was named after founders Jonah Buzz and Mark Feed. (Not true.) Here's the real story behind the names of fifty companies that you've probably heard of.

The Ten Worst Augusts Of The Last Ten Years

But nowhere in the employee training manual does it say a word about how insufferable the Internet becomes in August—and it really should! Because year after year, the entire workforce endures a month-long occupational hazard as it dutifully tries t…

Amy Winehouse Funeral Gallery - The Hollywood Reporter

Browse the Amy Winehouse Funeral gallery on The Hollywood Reporter.

Fill Up On Bananas While You Can: According To The Latest Reports, They May Be Gone By 2015

Can you imagine a world without bananas? I eat at least two every day, and add them into all kinds of recipes to sweeten/add moisture. So when I read a report about the world's bananas going the way of the buffalo, I was so sad. The news...

Wedding Fashion Face-Off: Which British Bride’s Wedding Dress Would You Rather Wear?

Two pretty ladies from across the pond were recently married. Which Brit’s wedding dress do you like best?

Man Wakes Up In Morgue Fridge After Being Declared Dead

Well, this is absolutely horrifying. Imagine being a worker in a morgue when a corpse comes back to life. That's when all your training for the zombie apocalypse goes out the window and you simply start screaming like a tiny child.

The 10 Best Alcoholic Slushies For Summer

Trying to find a fun way to cool off this summer? Slushies aren’t just for the kids. Check out some awesome summer drinks that will not only cool you off but also have you on the floor!

Alton Brown On Molecular Gastronomy: "It's Not Food"

Here's a video of TV host/nerdball Alton Brown trolling for the approval of the Alice Waters-loving back-to-basics set by talking smack about molecular gastronomy at the American Culinary Federation national convention.

The Greatest Song You Will Hear This Summer

Ladies and gentlemen, I give you The Lady Tigra's new single, 'Summertime'. Sorry, Joey Lawrence, you just can't compete with this level of talent.

Well This Is Disappointing...

"Honey, of course I knew what it was when I picked it. I love this type of show too. We're perfect for each other."

Epic Whole Foods Resignation E-Mail, Presented By Cats In Whole Foods Bags

A disgruntled ex-employee of a Whole Foods in Toronto fired off a very cranky farewell e-mail to his former co-workers, referring to the grocery chain as a "faux hippy Wal-Mart." Here are some selections from the massive missive along with some photos of cats in Whole Foods bags. Names have been redacted to protect the underemployed. The entire sprawling screed can be read at Gawker.

15 Beautiful Minimalist Fairy Tale Posters

I want all of these for my apartment. It's like if the Criterion Collection handled children's stories. They are the work of artist Christian Jackson, and you can buy prints of them here.

Showdown On Debt Talks--Editorial

"The only reason this balanced approach isn't on its way to becoming law right now is because a significant number of Republicans in Congress are insisting on a cuts-only approach" and won't "ask the wealthiest Americans or biggest corporations to c…

The New American Dream: Retirement

It used to be that a home in the suburbs defined the American Dream, but today we’re just happy to have enough money to retire on, according to a new survey produced for MainStreet.

Cameron Diaz News - Cameron Diaz Bikinis On Boat With Beau Alex Rodriguez (PHOTOS)

Cameron Diaz flaunted her bikini body in Miami, FL on Monday, thus showing everyone why New York Yankee Alex Rodriguez is still hot for teacher! The Bad Teacher star chose a teeny white bikini, short-shorts and a panama hat as her outfit of choice w…

Chinese Couple Convert Kids Into Cash

Real life. Now more horrifying than The Onion. You know, I sometimes threaten to sell my kids to the circus if they're bad, but that's the crux. It's a threat. Get it together people!

6 Real Diseases That Have Somehow Become Trendy

There was a time in history where most people didn't want to have diseases. It was considered cool to be healthy, and "normal" was considered a compliment, not a label for people that make fun of your poetry.

John Goodman Comin' To Community

Scourge of the streets John Goodman will set aside his parasitic preying on petty drug traffickers and bring that same ominous air to Community, where he’ll enter an equally bloody turf war with Jim Rash’s Dean by playing the newly introduced Vice D…

Why The Norway Shooter May End Up Serving A Life Sentence

In the United States, he would be facing the death penalty for his alleged crimes. In Norway, according to many U.S. reports, the law is so lax that the maximum prison sentence Breivik will serve is 21 years. Much to many Norwegians’ frustration, ho…

40 Color Photos Of Wales In The Victorian Era

These pictures were all taken using black and white negatives with Photochrom technology, enabling them to be developed in color, despite being taken during 1890-1900. Take a seemingly unreal tour of Wales from a century ago, via castles, rivers, towns, and beaches.

The World's Youngest Rock Band

While most of these little guys probably still have a bedtime, they still rock out pretty hard. This group of 5, known as "Haunted By Heroes" are only 10 years old. We can safely surmise that they are probably not out partying all night. Guess you never know!

Glenn Beck On Norway Killings: Children Like 'Hitler Youth,' Breivik 'Just As Bad As Osama Bin Laden' (AUDIO)

Beck said that he was troubled by the summer camp that was the site of the overwhelming majority of the carnage perpetrated by Anders Behring Breivik, the right-wing extremist who has admitted to the killings. The camp is run by Norway's leading cen…

Soros Returns Capital, Avoids Dodd Frank

Soros will return money to investors by the end of the year, Bloomberg reported Tuesday, citing two people briefed on the matter. Soros Fund Management will focus on managing assets for his family, according to a letter to the firm's investors. Soro…

Gene Simmons Finally Proposes To Shannon Tweed

After many heated arguments during press rounds last month, a possible engagement for the 28-year couple comes as a shock!

Why Do Dogs Rub Up Against Things That Smell Bad?

I'm no perfume connoisseur, but somewhere along the way, in a cheap strip mall in Brussels, my nose found a pleasurable, enigmatic scent called Eau des Baux, by the popular French chain L'Occitane. The company describes it as a "sensual and mysterio…

Amanda Knox Appeal: Police Dropped Meredith Kercher's Bloodied Bra On Floor

Knox, 24, pictured, is serving 26 years for the murder of British student Meredith Kercher, 21, who was found semi-naked with her throat cut in her bedroom of the house the two shared.

'The Bachelorette': Ashley Hebert Speak Out About Monday’s Dramatic Episode

On Monday night’s episode of The Bachelorette, viewers were in for two surprises as one contestant returned to win over Ashley’s heart, and another left the show early. In the light of morning, Bachelorette Ashley Hebert is giving her two cents o…

Favorite Books Of The Secretly Jerky

Secretly Thinks You’re an Idiot: American Psycho, Bret Easton Ellis. Really, we can lump the whole Ellis oeuvre in here. Less Than Zero. Rules of Attraction. Whatever. Dude has an issue with ladies, ladies with their tiresome “thoughts” and “emotio…

Jesse James And Kat Von D Call Off Their Engagement

Jesse James and Kat Von D have called off their engagement and broken up....

The Saddest Scene In Movie History (According To Science)

Scientists trying to identify film clips that could "reliably elicit a strong emotional response" in the lab spent years testing hundreds of different clips on subjects only to discover that the secret lay in a young Ricky Schroder.

Awesome Portal Rap Song

If you've ever played Portal, you've had every thought that exists in this awesome rap song. Except maybe the one about punching your roommate in the groin, but maybe that one too. I don't know your life.

25 Fairy Tale Vistas Of Romania

Vampires and werewolves and breath-taking views, oh my! Home to Transylvania, arguably the center of modern vampire mythos, Romania can also lay claim to the origin of our current concept of werewolves. With stunning and haunting views like these, it's easy to see why.

Upside Down Bird Is Always Showing Off

You know those two other birds are like, "Enough Charles. How many times must you do this? Yes. We know you're very impressive." I don't know why I decided the birds were British. But I did. So they are.

Spin-Cup Stacking Is Weird, Impressive

Well this is a talent that will never come in handy, but is still kind of cool. A drinking game of some kind has to be involved though, right? Why else would someone learn to do this?

Manchester United Stars Hit The New York Club Scene With Belly And Burlesque Dancers -- And Party Until 4 A.m. Monday Morning

Manchester United soccer stars have hit New York's party scene with style -- clubbing until 4 a.m. yesterday, dancing with belly dancers and downing Champagne "in a celebratory mood."

30 Tasty Tomato Recipes

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Young Jenny In 'Forrest Gump': 'Memba Her?

Hanna Hall is best known for playing Young Jenny in the 1994 film "Forrest Gump." Guess what she looks like now! Inside Kim Kardashian's Bachelorette Party in Vegas! Kim Kardashian and fiance Kris Humphries celebrated their bachelorette and b…

Dead Man Walking: South African Man Wakes Up Inside Morgue

What a nightmare. After a South African man stirred from a 21-hour slumber, he found himself in a morgue fridge, screamed for help, then asked the undertakers that pulled him out: “How did I get here?” Good question.

The Eagles’ Their Greatest Hits: 1971-75

I’ve spent most of my life as a music fan believing that the Eagles suck. But I never realized why I thought they sucked, or that hating the Eagles is only a few millimeters removed from loving the Eagles. (Which makes hating them a defense mechanis…

Here Is The Scientifically Determined Saddest Scene In Movie History

As part of the ongoing crucial research to design the filler Bravo specials of the future (or something), scientists found that the movie scene most likely to cause even the most cynical, hardened human being to well up with tears is in 1979’s The C…

New Foundation To "Further Food Awesomeness"

Our current food system is decidedly not awesome: it subsidizes food that makes us sick and makes it difficult to get ahold of anything fresh. But a micro-grant foundation, called Awesome Food, that launched last week is trying to make it better. St…

Soccer "Star" Mario Balotelli Attempts A Trick Shot In Game, Fails And Gets Benched

Mario Balotelli sucks. From all indications he's a jerk and people don't like playing with him. Also he's not as good as he thinks he is. Also he can't properly put on a bib. So now that we can add "failed showboat" to his other descriptions, can we just agree that he is the Chad Johnson of soccer?

Insane Video Of Man Hijacking A Subway With A Screwdriver

Wow. A man named Richard Arrocho, screaming that someone was trying to kill him, climbed into the side window of the 5 train in New York and threatened to stab the conductor with a screwdriver. After wrestling with the conductor, Arrocho briefly commandeered the train. The conductor and some concerned passengers at first tried to lock Arrocho in the cabin, but then realizing they didn't want a crazy person potentially hurtling them to their doom, talked him out of the control room. Thankfully no one was hurt and Arrocho is in custody. Also thankfully, someone got all of this on video.

36 Weird Ways To Die

People have been dying in strange ways forever. Here are some of the weirdest deaths in the past three hundred years.

Robyn's Awesome Coldplay Cover

I like Coldplay a lot better when it's Robyn. Other things I like: That Chris Martin has so little shame at this point that he unironically titled this song "Every Tear Is A Waterfall." Or maybe that's a thing I don't like? I'm increasingly having trouble telling the difference nowadays.

Apple Stores Let You Do Whatever You Want

Comedian Mark Malkoff embarks on the 'Apple Store Challenge' to see just how far you can push the limits at the company's stores in New York City. He tries out ordering a pizza, going on a date, dressing as Darth Vader, and more.

Bill O'Reilly: Media Labeling Norway Killer Breivik 'Christian' Because 'They Don't Like Christians' (VIDEO)

O'Reilly singled out the New York Times, which called Breivik a "Christian extremist" in an article. Breivik also referred to himself as a Christian, as did the Norwegian police, and his 1,500 page manifesto has been described as coming from a Chris…

Laser Cut Toilet Paper Is Very Judgmental

If you’ve ever wanted to have a conversation with your toilet paper, then artist Brooks Bischof has the perfect product for you. His laser cut roll proclaims “You used me once and threw me away.” Link -via NotCot

Could Psoriasis Ruin Kim Kardashian's Career?

Kim K was recently diagnosed with psoriasis, a skin condition that causes thick redness and irritation of the skin -- could it cause the end of her image based career?

The 10 Best Private Museums Worldwide

With the news of Walmart heiress Alice Walton preparing to open her massive Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art in Arkansas in November and California’s billionaire philanthropist Eli Broad set to build The Broad, a stunning Diller Scofidio + Ren…

Well, How Do We Look?

Good morning, GloMos. I hope the new look here isn’t too jarring for anybody. In the event that you’re horribly discombobulated, allow me to walk you through some of the changes.

Matt Nathanson Covers "Little Red Corvette" By Prince

It might seem like singer-songwriter Matt Nathanson came out of nowhere with "Come On Get Higher"--a song that's graced many a TV show--but he's been releasing albums since the early '90s, flirting with big success for years and years. In recent yea…

How To Not Sleep With A Particular Person You Keep Sleeping With

1. Delete his phone number. 2. Also delete all text messages and call records. Leave no trace. 3. Look at you, not giving a fuck. Let’s drink to celebrate your devastating power and confidence. 4. Let’s keep on drinking to how confident you ar…

Glenn Beck Agrees With Norway Shooter

Not enough facepalm in the world. Beck continues his attempt to drag society back into the Dark Ages kicking and screaming by declaring the Norwegian shooter Anders Behring Breivik is right and that "multiculturalism doesn't work".

Old Spice Spokesman Battle Royale Begins

Choose your champion! Slightly disappointed that they didn't choose swords at dawn, but voting is the gentleman's duel.

These Four People Receive Free Joints From The U.S. Government

Irvin Rosenfeld, 52-year-old stockbroker, recently went to court for reeking of marijuana. Due to a little-known U.S. taxpayer-funded program, the court ruled that Irvin was exempt from possession laws because of his rare health condition. The 'compassionate use' program has been in effect since 1982, though only ten (two anonymous) people have ever been able to make use of it. Four are alive today and will receive joints, courtesy of the federal government, till the day they die. Soo... why isn't weed legal again?

Preseason College Football Rankings 2011: Ranking The Top 25 By Cheerleaders

But if we ranked college football teams by their cheerleaders, it's possible a few teams that aren't regulars in the rankings might actually be perennial Top 25 programs.

British Tourists Discover Wal-Mart

Everything you never knew you always needed. Wait, wait, wait. Does this mean there are places on Earth that Wal-Mart hasn't invaded? Inconceivable!

School District Won't Allow Black Valedictorian, Lawsuit Alleges

After four years of nearly straight-As, Honors and Advanced Placement classes, 18-year-old Kymberly Wimberly achieved the highest GPA at McGehee Secondary School southeast of Little Rock, Ark., according to a court complaint. However, instead of awa…

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We will be having an introductory conference call about our latest VCAM assignment tomorrow, Tuesday, July 26th at 5pm PST/8pm EST Learn more about the

Glenn Beck Likens Norway Victims To Hitler Youth

SHERMAN OAKS, Calif., July 26 (UPI) -- Conservative U.S. broadcaster Glenn Beck said the teenagers massacred at a Norwegian Labor Party youth camp reminded him of the infamous Hitler Youth.

The Best Of Chemistry Cat

Cats + chemistry puns = internet gold? You be the judge.

Husband Of Taconic Parkway Accident Driver Sues State And In-law

The husband whose drunken wife killed herself and seven other people in a horrific Taconic State Parkway crash two years ago is now suing the state -- and his brother-in-law whose three daughters were among the victims.

Mike Libby's Bizarre Mechanical Insects

Mike Libby wants to explore the overlapping realm of science and sci-fi and his methodology is mechanical bugs. His tiny sculptures are mini marvels,

Could A New Online Pull Site For Editors Finally Get Fashion People To Embrace Technology?

As anyone who has worked in editorial or PR knows, the process of sending and fulfilling sample requests can be incredibly stressful, confusing and time-consuming. Editors and their assistants spend entire work days shuffling through paper look book…

Glenn Beck: Site Of Norway Massacre ‘Sounds Like The Hitler Youth’

The conservative commentator has compared the Norwegian summer camp, where many of the 76 victims tragically died, to the Hitler Youth organization of Nazi Germany.

Judge: Barking Not Protected Speech

MASON, Ohio, July 24 (UPI) -- A judge has ruled that barking and hissing are not protected by the First Amendment.

Comic-Con Photo Diary, Part One

In all honesty, though, your annual Photojournal Essay of a Filmdrunkard at Comicon is pretty much a smooth dickmeat sandwich in the ass. (That means He likes it.)

Lauryn Hill Gives Birth To Sixth Child But Who’s The Baby Daddy?

Grammy winner Lauryn Hill is a mom again for the sixth time! On Saturday she gave birth to a baby boy, however the father of her five other children has hinted he’s not the newborn’s father. Find out more after the jump!

Oh Good, This Exists: Casey Anthony Latex Mask

If you have $200, you can own this "RARE" Casey Anthony Latex mask. But who would want it? It looks creepy even if you forget that it is the face of a woman who probably killed her daughter. Head over to eBay to bid before it's too late!

10 Babies Who Really Don't Want To Be Baptized

It might be a day of joy for the parents, but these little guys just aren't on the same page.

Cat Vs. Toy Frog

The epic battle.

Father Beautifully Challenges His Son With His Last Wish

This guy's father isn't close to death, but he has already issued his last wish. He gave his son box with a note in it. Maybe I've just watched Field Of Dreams too recently, but stuff like this just gets me.

President Obama Addresses The Nation On Debt Default

As negotiations broke down with House Republicans, President Obama addressed the nation and warned of the consequences of a failure to raise the debt ceiling. Just as he promised Eric Cantor, Obama is taking his case to the American people.

15 Amazing Videos Of Soldiers Returning Home

If these videos don't make you cry, you do not have a pulse. It's the rare internet trend that does nothing but warm the heart. Big thanks to do Welcome Home Blog for putting these videos under one roof.

Amy Winehouse Autopsy Results Inconclusive

The cause of Amy Winehouse's death will remain a mystery for at least another fortnight as autopsy results found Monday were inconclusive. According to The Hollywood Reporter, the Metropolitan Police will investigate her death, which was given a "Se…

Lightning Bolt! Lightning Bolt! ‘Knights Of Badassdom’ Trailer

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Kristin Cavallari News - Kristin Cavallari Emerges After Engagement Called Off, 'Very Upset' Says Source (PHOTOS)

Kristin Cavallari was photographed Monday walking her dog in Los Angeles, only a day after calling off her engagement with Jay Cutler. Kristin, in jean cut-offs, a flowy white top, and no engagement ring, did not look pleased when she spotted the pa…

Jennifer Lopez: Bikini Birthday!

Jennifer Lopez shows off her fabulous body in a bikini as she relaxes on a private yacht on Sunday (July 24) in Miami, Fla.

Congressman Uses Amy Winehouse's Death To Try To Be Relevant, Fails

Representative Billy Long (R-Mo.) compares Amy Winehouse's death to the US debt crisis.

Two Brits Explore Wal-Mart For The First Time

Wal-Mart sucks. We all agree they are one of the evil empires of America right (I'm looking at you too, Facebook and Google)? Well here we have two young English guys exploring a Wal-Mart for the first time. Turns out America is a pretty embarrassing place, product-wise.

Harry Potter Re-Cut As A Teen Romantic Comedy

This is maybe one of my favorite trailer re-cuts I've seen in a while. The later Harry Potter movies always had moments of teen romance, but to fully embrace those moments here is kind of awesome. Credit to 'Thewlis Rox' @ for making it.

Was Jay Cutler Trying To Control Kristin Cavallari?

Jay Cutler should have known better than to think he could tame Kristin Cavallari. A source close to the couple, who just broke off their engagement, says that the Chicago Bears quarterback did his best to put himself in charge of his former fiancee…

"Captain America: The First Avenger" Exceeds Expectations At The Social Media Box Office

"Captain America: The First Avenger" was the number one movie at the box office this weekend Read more by Phil Contrino on CBS News' What's Trending.

Kids Sing Cute Made Up Motivational Songs That Are Actually Kind Of Inspiring The Darndest Things

Don’t stop. Don’t give up. Don’t stop. Don’t give up. Keep trying. You’ll get it right. You’ll get it right. Good morning. It’s Monday. (Via reddit.)

Comic-Con Photo Diary, Part One P1000810_edit_BANNER

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Emily Maynard: Torn Between Love & Fame

On a recent summer afternoon, Emily Maynard and her 6-year-old daughter, Ricki, strolled out of a Barnes & Noble bookstore hand in hand and were snapped by a photographer. Since appearing on The Bachelor and then breaking off her engagement to Br…

Kat Von D & Jesse James Split Up!

Oh, Kat and Jesse, we hardly knew ye. That would be of course, Kat Von D and Jesse James who got together after Jesse’s divorce with Sandra Bullock and then got engaged this past January. Well, they don’t need to plan a wedding any longer since Kat …

Daily Outfit Idea: Exactly What To Wear When Temps Go Through The Roof

For the past week or so, the heat has made it practically impossible to get dressed in the morning. So when I saw this next outfit roaming the halls of our offices, I knew I had to share it with all of you to make tomorrow's get-ready routine that m…

Punctuation Matters

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Nafissatou Diallo: DSK's Accuser Speaks To Newsweek

As Rachael Larimore pointed out in an earlier post, just because Diallo has credibility problems because of inaccuracies on her application for asylum to the U.S., doesn't mean that she wasn't raped. The most damning bit of information in the Newswe…

Selena Gomez On Boyfriend Justin Bieber: “He Understands Me”

Selena Gomez is starting to be more open when it comes to her relationship with Justin Bieber. The singer/actress, who just celebrated her 19th birthday in style with The Biebs, shared why she thinks she and Justin get along so well.

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Anders Breivik's Christian Terrorism In Norway

Blogger Pamela GellerOn Friday, anti-Islamist blogger Pamela Geller pounced on news of a massacre in Oslo. "Jihad in Norway?" she asked. She posted a second item—"You cannot avoid the consequences of ignoring jihad"—and linked to a previous one: "No…

Fan Made Replicas - Comic-Con 2011

The coolest fan made replicas from Comic-Con 2011.

Dinosaur Office

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Intellectual Ventures Called Out

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Katy Perry: Smurfette Dress At ‘Smurfs’ Premiere!

Katy Perry wears a bedazzled Smurfette dress to the premiere of her new film The Smurfs held at the Ziegfeld Theatre on Sunday (July 24) in New York City.

Comic-Con Photo Diary 2011 Part 2

Do you how much it sucks to show up at a party where someone else is wearing the same dress? It’s the worst.

Kim Kardashian Diagnosed With Psoriasis

When the glam and gorgeous Kim Kardashian is flitting around on our TV screens, or beaming at us from high-gloss magazine covers, she can seem more like a doll than a human. But human she is and, on the latest episode of E!'s Keeping Up With the Kar…

Gab's Blabs: Michele Bachmann Prays It All Away From GabrielleBirchak

Michele Bachmann (Gabrielle "Gabby" Birchak) tells you a little bit about herself (her 253 children), what she plans to do as President, and how she plans to win the Presidency. It all makes sense!

Katy Perry Smurf Dress: Sofia Vergara, Singer Sexy Up 'The Smurfs' Premiere (PHOTOS)

The conceit of "The Smurfs," the upcoming CGI/live action hybrid film, is that the happy-go-lucky, virginal blue woodland creatures are chased out of their village and into New York City. Eventually, it can be assumed, they go back to their fictiona…

A Night Of Runway Models, Free Booze And Kristin Cavallari In A Glass Bikini

Lifelong Miami resident Luis Prada takes in Fashion Week in his fine city with Skyy Vodka and Kristin Cavallari

The Best Super Power (Is Not What You Think)

I vehemently disagree. The most potent superpower in all of TV history comes not from Saved by the Bell, but Blue's Clues. Namely, the power to skidoo. For those of you who never saw the show, it basically lets you jump into books, pictures, movies,…

Answering The 6 Craziest Pet Questions Ever Googled

So after all our animals do for us, it's particularly hard to watch them get sick or depressed. Millions of people turn to the Internet with frantic searches asking for help with their animals, but sadly, the Internet is full of misinformation desig…

5 Theories On Why 27 Is A Treacherous Age For Musicians

As has been noted countless time in the past 48 hours, Amy Winehouse is not the first talented musician to die tragically at the age of 27. There’s even a name for this subset—The 27 Club or Forever 27—and some of its members include Jimi Hendrix, J…

Get Loaded For Less! | The Frisky

For those of us who are curbing our spending, but not our appetite for spirits, this handy guide to el cheapo alcoholic beverages will get us loaded for less. Bring on the two-buck-Chuck, bitches! [The Littlest Drunk]

GiveForward Helps You Crowd-Fund Medical Expenses

Would you donate money to help a sick friend in need? Here's how people are crowd-funding medical care. This might come in handy.

In Memory Of Amy Winehouse: The Singer’s 3 Signature Beauty Looks

While Amy Winehouse’s signature beauty moves were risky, they were nothing if not distinctive. And sometimes, they were actually kinda fabulous. In memory of the signer - who passed away yesterday in London - here are three signature beauty looks we…

David Wu Sex Scandal: Oregon Democrat Accused Of “unwanted Sexual Encounter” With The Teenage Daughter Of One Of His Friends.

The embattled congressman in question this time is Rep. David Wu of Oregon, who has been accused of having an “unwanted sexual encounter” with the teenage daughter of one of his friends.

Street Style: Solange Knowles’ Current Obsession Is Pants

Name: Solange Knowles (in 100+ degree heat) Age: 25 Occupation: Singer, DJ What is your current fashion obsession? Pants! What was the last thing you bought? A pair of Kate Spade lime green, patent leather flats. What is the next thing you plan to b…

Music Monday: The Musical Influences Of Amy Winehouse

Amy Winehouse's July 23 death was tragic but unsurprising. I adored the 27-year-old singer's penchant for vintage soul, but I only needed one look at her dingy ballet flats and off kilter beehive to know she was one long-suffering drug addict who wa…

R.I.P. Linda Christian, The Original Bond Girl

The BBC is reporting the death of Linda Christian, the actress who played James Bond’s love interest in 1954’s TV adaptation of Casino Royale, and thus (Ursula Andress’ claims to the title aside) could be called the first-ever “Bond girl.” Christian…

Anders Breivik Railed Against My Mom: When Anti-Women Rhetoric Hits Home

Thankfully, 99.99 percent of misogynists don't turn out like Breivik—if they did, there'd be a lot more terrorism in the world. But in the wake of unspeakably violent acts fueled by misogyny, it's important that our culture not shrug off less extrem…

Here's A Cute Celebrity Pedicure To Copy (We Know Which Nail Polish She's Wearing)

Nothing like a fun nail idea to mix up a boring Monday! So go on and check out this fun pedicure on ridiculously adorable actress Carey Mulligan....

Uh Oh: Bob Dylan's Grandson Trying To Be A Rapper

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Wheelchair Girl Found Dead On Day She Was To Be Flower Girl In Cousin's Wedding

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Long Beach Surfer Daniel Bobis Missing In Indonesia

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